Weather in Canada in January

So you're interested in going to Canada in January

January is a very cold and slightly rainy time for sunbathing in Canada, and not recommended. January is too cold for swimming in Canada for any length of time, unless you have a wetsuit. Consider visiting Canada in the months of June, July, August, September, for the best beach weather. Also consider one of our other suggestions for January.

Temperature in Canada in January

The average maximum temperature in Canada in January is . The average maximum temperature is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average temperature in Canada in January is -0°. The average temperature ranges is in the previous month and in the next month.

The average minimum temperature in Canada in January is -3°. The minimum temperature is -2° in the previous month and -3° in the next month.

Sunshine in Canada in January

The average day light hours per day in Canada in January are 8.6 and there are 2.2 hours of sunshine per day on average during January making it not a particularly sunny month.

The ultraviolet index in Canada in January is typically 1.3 during January. An ultraviolet index reading of 0 to 2 indicates low danger from the sun's UV rays for the average person. Most people will be able to spend several hours in the sun with out a problem, however unprotected skin risks burning in less than 1 hour. Wear sunglasses on bright days. Only those that burn easily will need to apply sunscreen. Watch out for relections from water that may increase ultraviolet exposure.

Sea Temperature in Canada in January

The average sea water temperature in Canada in January is 12.3° which is very cold and bracing, it's not recommended you swim with out a full wet suit.

Rainfall in Canada in January

The average total rainfall in Canada in January is 20.3cm and on average there are 13.4 rainy days in January making it a slightly wet time to visit the beach.

Humidity in Canada in January

The maximum dew point (an indicator of humidity) in Canada in January is -0° which is a bit dry for some. The dew point is in the previous month and -1° in the next month.

The average maximum relative humidity in Canada in January is typically 92.6%. The maximum relative humidity is 91.9% in the previous month and 90.3% in the next month.

The average relative humidity in Canada in January is typically 84.1%. The average relative humidity is 83% in the previous month and 78.2% in the next month.

Wind Speed in Canada in January

The average maximum wind speed in Canada in January is typically 23kmh. The average maximum wind speed is 23kmh in the previous month and 23kmh in the next month.

The average wind speed in Canada in January is typically 13kmh. The average wind speed is 12kmh in the previous month and 12kmh in the next month.

The average wind direction in Canada in January is from the South.

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